Every Friday, Torontoist provides a not-so-scientific roundup of the best people, places and things to check out over the weekend. The result: The Big Five.
In case you missed our interview with Dick Miller earlier this week (or loved it so much, you need more), the octogenarian character actor known for his roles in such campy classics as Little Shop of Horrors and A Bucket of Blood will be at the Carlton Cinema tonight and tomorrow to present his new documentary, That Guy Dick Miller, plus one of the aforementioned classics. He’ll also be available, with beloved wife Lainie, for a post-show Q&A.
Bobby Hsu and Alex Samaras (A Sondheim Jazz Project) present an evening of songs sung by Dame Angela in Till the Clouds Roll By (Kern), Anyone Can Whistle (Sondheim), Mame (Herman), Dear World (Herman), Prettybelle (Styne / Merrill), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (Sherman & Sherman), Gypsy (Styne / Sondheim), and Sweeney Todd (Sondheim).
All books in the store are 50 per cent off between March 28 and 31 at the indie bookseller’s annual sale. That’s right: all of ’em. What are you waiting for?
In anticipation of Passover, join in a friendly neighbourhood matzah bake-off at Dufferin Grove’s communal oven. Makom will be hosting a Passover Arts and Crafts activity during the Matzah Bake (for kids in junior kindergarten to grade 3).
Well, we’ve done it: Toronto has managed to secure one last screening of the film one British journalist described as “psychotically unfunny.” From here, there’s nowhere to go but up.